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Sock Monkey

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This happy, whimsical monkey is sure to bring a smile to the face of everyone who sees him! Measures approx. 29 inches (73.5 cm) tall. Shown in Patons Decor Periwinkle (16142) and Pale Periwinkle (16143) crochet using size 5.5 (U.S. I or 9) hook.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 29 ins [73.5 cm] tall.
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  • Single Size

Approx 29 ins [73.5 cm] tall.

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Contrast A

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Takumi Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size I9/5.5mm
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stuffing

The materials for this project cost $5.25

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 29 ins [73.5 cm] tall.

MATERIALS

Patons Decor
Main Color (MC) () 6
Contrast A () 2

GAUGE

13 sc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 2 strands of yarn.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through 2 loops to complete st, then proceed in new color.
Monkey is worked with 2 strands of yarn.

Legs (make 2).
Note: Stuff Legs as you work.

With 2 strands of A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from *around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd twice more. Join 2 strands of MC at end of last rnd.
With MC, rep last rnd twice.
With A, rep last rnd once.
Rep last 3 rnds until work from beg measures 11 ins [28 cm]. Fasten off.

BODY
Joining legs: 1st rnd:
Join 2 strands of MC with sl st to any sc of first leg. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st and in each of next 8 sc. 1 sc in any sc of second leg and in each of next 17 sc. 1 sc in each of rem 9 sc of first leg. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 48 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
With A, rep last rnd once.
With MC, rep last rnd twice.
Rep last 3 rnds 3 times more.
With MC, rep last rnd until work from joining rnd measures 9 ins [23 cm].
Stuff body.

Shape shoulders: Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Miss next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last 2 rnds once more. 27 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Miss next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Stuff remainder of Body.

HEAD
Muzzle:
With A, ch 2. 1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 42 sc.
9th rnd: As 7th rnd.
10th rnd: With MC, as 7th rnd.
11th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 48 sc.
12th rnd: As 7th rnd.
13th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 54 sc.
14th rnd: As 7th rnd.

Back of head: With MC, work as given for muzzle, omitting all references to color changes.

Sew Back and Muzzle tog, leaving opening for stuffing. Stuff head. Sew opening closed. Sew Head to Body.

ARMS (make 2).
Note: Stuff Arms as you work.

With 2 strands of A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
With MC rep last rnd twice.
With A, rep last rnd once.
With MC, rep last rnd until work from beg measures 16 ins [40.5 cm].

Shape top: Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Miss next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
Next 2 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Miss next sc. Rep from * to end of rnd. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc. Fasten off.

Sew Arms to body.

TAIL
Note:
Stuff Tail as you work.

With 2 strands of A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd 5 times more. Join 2 strands of MC at end of last rnd.
With MC, rep last rnd twice.
With A, rep last rnd once.
Rep last 3 rnds once more.
With MC, rep last rnd until work from beg measures 18 ins [45.5 cm].

Shape top: Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Miss next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
Next 2 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Miss next sc. Rep from * to end of rnd. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc. Fasten off.

Sew Tail to body.

EARS (make 2).
With 2 strands of A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join MC with sl st to first sc. 18 sc. Break A.
4th rnd: With MC, ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join MC with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
5th row: (RS). Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 4 times. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
6th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 4 times. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Fasten off. Sew ears to head.

With MC, embroider mouth, nose and eyes.